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Synonyms for limelight
ˈlaɪmˌlaɪtlime·light

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. limelight, spotlight, glare, public eyenoun

    a focus of public attention

    "he enjoyed being in the limelight"; "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency"

    Synonyms:
    glare, spot, calcium light, spotlight, glower, brilliance, public eye, blaze

  2. limelight, calcium lightnoun

    a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting

    Synonyms:
    spotlight, glare, calcium light, public eye

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  1. List of paraphrases for "limelight":

    spotlight, fore

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#6162spotlight
#15546blaze
#15813fore
#20263glare
#21567brilliance
#35832limelight
#185507glower

How to use limelight in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Fools praise only the people who are seen at top height and basking in the glare of media limelight; the wise appreciates merely a person who is truly bright for glowing solely with own inner light regardless of his place and position in the society as a matter of valid point.

  2. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The Chinese or their government are not the smartest people of our generation. It was only their better use and understanding of industrialization that brought them into the limelight or competition in the race for superpowers.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A sensible celeb parents keep always own children away from media limelight,paparazzi and shutterbugs until those kids become adults to start own profession.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    There are so-called celebrity who can take the responsibility of controversy also just to be in the limelight and make the news of the headlines to gain publicity.

  5. Alberto Forchielli:

    I think this is a clear signal that they do not want to invest behind the scenes any longer. They want to play a leading role, in the limelight.


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